Eight years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention.
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Here are this week’s choices:
Read the latest issue of my favorite ELL teaching journal, Humanising Language Teaching.
No-stress English Learning! 5 Chat Robots That’ll Never Judge You is from Fluent U. I’m adding it to The Best Online “Chatbots” For Practicing English.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On Providing Scaffolds To Students:
Summation of scaffolding course with @TanELLclassroom @easkelton @GreciaRebeca @PalawatShilpa @ESL_Adventures #inclusion #ELL #UniversalDesign #NoMoreLowExpectations #ESL #Scaffolding pic.twitter.com/CrdMZgJbpj
— 𝕊𝕙𝕖𝕣𝕣𝕪 𝕋𝕖𝕒𝕔𝕙𝕖𝕣 #OneWord2022 POTENTIAL (@SherryTeacher) September 28, 2019
Harnessing the Power of Stories with TPRS is a good article from Pro Lingua Learning. I’m adding it to A Quasi “The Best” List On TPRS (TPR Storytelling) For Teaching ESL.
Lesson Ninja is a new tool for ELL teachers where you can – for a little more than five dollars each month – easily create exercises like clozes. I’m adding it to The Best Tools For Creating Clozes (Gap-Fills).
Supporting Latino Students with Interrupted Formal Education: A Guide for Teachers is from Columbia University. I’m adding it to The Best Online Resources For Teachers of SLIFEs.
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I took some time to talk to Ts Newcomers abt mindset. The resources are embedded & the same every year. But this show is about the mindset that changed everything for me. Have a great year! #SLIFE #SIFE #Newcomers #ELLs #EBs #ESL pic.twitter.com/sl1J5nycYr
— Dr. Carol Salva (@DrCarolSalva) August 14, 2022
ELLs could watch this next video and write/talk about what they saw:
Research shows that feelings of belonging impact students’ success, but current measures of school climate do not capture the perspectives of immigrant-origin youth. We are offering a free climate assessment tool to ensure they are seen and heard. Sign up. https://t.co/WTSOlB25ZE pic.twitter.com/1ehtknBp5H
— Re-Imagining Migration (@reimaginemigrat) October 12, 2022